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tv   KRON 4 News at 11  KRON  September 14, 2012 11:00pm-11:30pm PDT

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resents marching for peace. >> lights are brightest in the darkest places. we are willing to go out to bring good news. >> more from the community. dozens mourning the death of a clerk, the late and say the clock is ticking, tax free shopping a thing of the past for online shopping websites. >> this is the bay area's news station, kron 4 news at 11:00 p.m., starts now. >> with 84 murders this year oakland is trying a new crime fighting tool.
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pasters and clergy marching for peace. kron 4's da lin has more. >> reporter: this is a different kind of march, no chanting and no signs. instead they walked up to young people and talked to them late at night. the pastors aim to build trust and relationships with young people on the streets. police say many of oakland's murders are committed be team in their teens and 20s. >> positive. positive. as you can see we are reaching the community and we are in places where there is a lot of killings. >> they want to see what kind of help they could offer, food, shelter, job training. they call this the night walk. operation cease fire. >> the light shines brightest in the darkest places. we are willing to go out to
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bring good news. >> reporter: they took part in the march friday night in east oakland. this is oakland's second attempt to implement operation cease fire. >> you will find some cities feel like they could operate pieces of it. in 20009 that is what happened -- 2009 that is what happened. >> reporter: it succeeded in boston and they helped them to help implement it here. >> you partner with the community and the community is not to be used as a tool. they are real partners. >> reporter: they just wrapped up the first night work and right now they are deciding where to meet for the next night walk. there will be plenty more to come. da lin, kron 4 news. new effort to tackle a
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growing prostitution problem. residents and officials kicked off a deer john -- dear john letter campaign. anyone who sees someone soliciting can write down the license plate number and send it to police and they will send them a letter. they agreed to try it out for six months. the murder of a 7-eleven clerk touched the community. tonight family and friends, even strangers gathered where the man was killed. they wanted to celebrate his life. we spoke with those who tented about why it was important to -- who attended about why it was important. >> reporter: neighbors mourned
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the death of a store clerk. some shedding tears. >> i am emotional about it. >> reporter: others sharing anger. >> we have your picture, finger prints, we know who you are and we will get you. >> reporter: she lives in the area and didn't know him too well. they crossed paths when she visited the store. she organized the candlelight vigil because she says he deserves better. >> it is ridiculous. it is scary. these kind of people are out there. the police department is looking for these three men. these are surveillance video photos released by investigators. they stormed in, shot and killed him and robbed the
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store. if you have any information that could solve this crime call the police. 7-eleven is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. >> good to have the community support and show the family that he was important and he will be missed. >> reporter: word got out of the candlelight vigil on facebook and at least 100 people showed up. kron 4 news. bay area native u.s. ambassador chris stevens was one of the first to arrive in libya after the uprising there against moammar gadhafi. he was killed in the attack on the u.s. embassy and today he along with the three others who were killed receiveed a hero's welcome. an honor guard carried the
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caskets of those killed. chris stevens, sean smith and tyrone woods and glen doherty all died on the 11th anniversary of 9/11. president obama, vice president joe biden and secretary of state hillary clinton were all there for the arrival home. >> today we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> chris stevens was everything america could want in an ambassador. how he first went into the peace corps, during the revolution he arrived in libya on that ship. and in benghazi he layed down his life for his friends.
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libyan and american. and for us all. >> libyan authorities say they have arrested four people in connection with the attack. high temperatures today were cooler than yesterday. especially down in the south bay and also in the north bay. temperatures running in the 70s this afternoon. warm inland valleys, 80s, 90s. the fog lingered into the afternoon. that kept things cool, 57 in daily city and 62 in san francisco. here is what you can expect tomorrow, fog pushing back over the coast line into the bay shores. it will clear quickly tomorrow with the exception of the coast line. temperatures will be warmer, back into the 80s in the south bay. we will look at temperatures coming up. it may be one of the worst seasons in years for west nile virus. a second resident is now
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recovering from the virus. officials say they are seeing four times the number of infected mosquitos and twice the number of infected birds. they say whether is to blame, it has been dry and hot which allows mosquitos to reproduce faster. fogging is one way they are fighting the virus. it is done when they are sure infected mosquitos are in the area. 80% of people never have symptoms but everyone should be concerned about this virus. online tax free shopping soon long gone. we will tell you why coming up. >> coming up later, the giants trying to keep rolling in arizona, the a's a big series against the orioles at home. we will have highlights and jed york, everybody loves you when we will have highlights and jed york, everybody loves you when you save up to 35% on a huge selection we will have highlights and jed york, everybody loves you when you of clearance mattresses.
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11:12 pm will start charging sales tax in california. today is the last day for tax free shopping. the new law comes after years of back and forth between -- internet companies were allowed to skip out on the chance. shoppers headed online today to stock up on essentials before it kicked in. you have till midnight tonight if you want to save money. we will be back. [ female announcer ] this is the story of sam, who made an unexpected arrival. [ woman ] he was 4 months early, weighing 1 pound, 12 ounces. [ female announcer ] fortunately, sam was born at sutter health's alta bates summit medical center. [ woman ] the staff was remarkable.
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sales for the new iphone 5 are off to a great start. delivery times climbed as apple started taking orders for the iphone 5 at theiphoneiphone 5 at midmight. the expected delivery time grown to two weeks. superintendent eis the only -- sprint is still promising by next friday. if you have the iphone 5 on day one you will need to wait -- if you want it on day one you will
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have to wait in line next friday. >> home sales in the bay area, home sales rose 14.2% and because of that home prices are up nearly 11%. there is a limited number of housing stock available in the bay area. in concord there are 73 73 homes for sale. we found a couple who found a home after searching for a year. >> very difficult. we searched in all areas. nothing in walnut creak, concord, very few homes. at that time we were looking, what, 7, maybe 8. all go within a day or two. on there for 3-4 days. >> realtors are getting 20 offers a property.
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caltrans is doing construction on the bridge. two westbound lanes closed, two eastbound lanes close at midnight. all lanes open at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning and in october they will close the bridge for two weekends. they will replace decks and the crack beamed that were discovered during inspections. get ready for delays at san francisco international airport. there could be delays for the next three weekends because one runway will be shut down for improvement work. the runway closed tonight at 10:00 p.m. and will reopen monday morning at 8:00 a.m. work will continue for three weekends. water taxi service will begin on monday. they are one of two companies that received approval this
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week. they begin service to several docs. the water taxi could take up to 12 riders to a destination. you will be able to summon rides using a mobile phone app. >> you will hail our boat, get on quickly and efficiently. they are trying to -- we are trying to change the game. it will be easy to use. we are really, really excited to give the service. >> they expect to add two more water taxies before the end of the year. the first sea otter to survive a oil soaking gave birth to a healthy pup. the otter was spotted swimming on her back with her pup on her belly three years after being rescued. oil damages the fur coats
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exposing them to the elements and for unknown reasons it usually prevents them from giving birth. when she was brought in this summer, scientists discovered she was pregnant. temperatures were cooler today. tomorrow we start the day with fog, it is moving in over san francisco right now. it will clear out in the afternoon, we will see sunshine at the coast line. temperatures warm inland but warmer conditions for the north and south bays. temperatures cool sunday and monday. but we will talk more about that in a moment. tomorrow morning, temperatures running in the 50s. 60 for the delta and inland. noon hour, temperatures climbing into the 70s. inland 80s. staying cool close to the coast line. 60s in san francisco and the peninsula. 3:00 more 80s. mostly the 90s stay out of the
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bay area tomorrow. couple exceptions, morgan hill, 90 degrees tomorrow. 85 los gatos. 84 sunnyvale. 82 san jose. 89 concord. 89 livermore. east bay shore, 67 berkeley. 78 fremont. coast line staying cool. low 60s. 63 in san francisco. fog lifts off into the early afternoon and north bay temperatures warming into the low 80s. 80 santa rosa. 82 in napa. warmer weather the next couple of days mainly away from the coast. we cool down into early next week. once again, kron 4 news brings you the best seat to watch one of the more exciting events of the year. blue angels live, part of san
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francisco's fleet week. we will bring you the sight and sounds live. kron blue angels live saturday october 6 at 3:00 p.m. police will be patrolling sunday as the 49ers take on the lions. some officers will be dressed at fans as they stay alert for criminal activity and unrulely fans and police will monitoring those selling tickets before the game. in sports, the push for the playoff is on. the giants try to lower their magic number in arizona against the diamondbacks and the a's lock up with the baltimore orioles in a close and intense battle. gary has the highlights coming up next.
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all right. good evening, everybody. the a's are on fire. out to the ballpark. 35,067. that is a sell out to watch yoenis cespedes, incredible stats. kevin says the a's are 71 wins, 39 losses when yoenis cespedes plays. his home run has the a's up 2-
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1. johnny gomes, hitting .346 with runners in scoring position. the a's pen has to hold baltimore from there. that is what happened. all right? we will go to the 9th inning. couple of outs. pinch runner tries to steal second base. derek norris, there it is. 3-2 a's. a's 2 games up on the orioles and the yankees for the wildcard spot. giants a step closer to clinching. the umpire, jim joyce, he saved the life of a chase field in arizona worker by performing cpr? he was honored tonight that park. and hunter pence, a grand slam. first time you say hey, he won the game. first time since joining the club.
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matt cain went 5 innings. 34 pitches in the first inning and they got him out of there so he will be fresh the final weeks of the season. 6-2 giants. dodgers win. giants still up 7-1/2 with the magic number at 11. believe it or not, there are insider who figure no matter what the score sunday night fans will hang on for the post game handshake. two guys, ego runs a muck. you take this, i will knock you -- please. jed york had fun with the handshake while addressing 49ers fans. jed york, a stand up routine. >> just because we had a big win last week doesn't guarantee next week. make sure you come out there, give us as much support as possible and when you are
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shaking somebody's hand at the end of the game, don't do it too hard. [ laughter ] >> 5:20 start. last monday, you know, everybody was talking about the long snapper of the raiders, never has, you know, a person at that position got so much attention. john, the starter, went out with a concussion. the poor guy they put in just pretty much handed the game to san diego. no now bent over and ready to go, nick guess. if he can't go, it will be nick guess bending over sunday morning in miami. president obama put aside the world's trouble today and honored the u.s. olympic team, michael phelps showed up as well. 104 medals for the united states and here we go. you always have to leave with illinois, jackie loves her dog.
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